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Above: Eco Green build - timber framed building
See our new DIY Building general advice on double glazing >
We have just added a new blog post with some photos of a traditional style ash window double glazing system with security >
Above: Fitting insulation batts (boards) - wear a mask!
We are adding many pages about Autumn, Fall and Winter jobs around the home from insulation to improving your solar efficiency; gardening, roofing, guttering, damp and much more.
We also have another new section on Boat building - methods, types, advice and tips >
Above: boat under construction, fishing boat, wooden hull and keel
Getting warmer? Not really. See our new section on Fireplaces >
Advice on kitchen upgrades, fireplaces, double glazing...
Above: Commercial lighting - ambient uplighting - pet shop - see link below
Use the navigation or search to find the building, DIY, home improvements, and gardening advice and tips you need. There is also lots of information on mortgages, finance, insurance, regulations, education and professional qualifications.
We have a new SPANISH (Español) language DIY building and gardens site coming up - we have some pages on already, with more to be added. This is very time consuming as these are professionally translated, and the site construction is very fiddly. So please be patient.
We are changing this site and launching new sites throughout 2010.
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See Green building photos in our green advice section.
Everything you want to know about lighting, lamps, outdoor lighting, light pollution... many articles here, these are the first two:
This website has grown organically from the original Green Eco Building book. The building book is now available as a download.
We have many articles on building and DIY advice, information, home tips, diy topics, free images and pictures, doors, kitchens, roofing, insulation, home improvements, projects, interior decoration, refurbishment, remodeling, repairs, solar panels, solar energy, timber building, steel and metal building, walls, water saving and windows, double glazing, underfloor heating, and many more.
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